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Chemical explosion occurs in lab in Molecular Sciences Building

April 17, 2019 - 3:24am
sustained minor injuries in a chemical explosion Tuesday night. The Molecular Sciences Building was closed for the night after a chemical

No injuries following fire at Lincoln business

April 16, 2019 - 7:52am
were cautious in entering that room. Nobody was injured. According to LFR, the plant was evacuated for a couple hours but will now run as

Anhydrous ammonia leak forces evacuations at Mason City Co-Op

April 16, 2019 - 5:48am
A sheared off valve on an anhydrous ammonia tank at a business on 245th Street Southeast forced the evacuation of nearby establishments and

Crews responding to oil field fire in Kilgore

April 6, 2019 - 6:57pm
show large plumes of black smoke. It is unclear at this time if anyone was injured. KLTV has a crew on the way to the scene. What’s on

Natural gas explosion overnight in Louisiana, no injuries

April 4, 2019 - 3:06pm
after reports of an explosion early Thursday at an oil and gas site in the area. The natural gas company has closed the line off in both

Texas neighborhood flooded with Coca-Cola after spill at nearby soda facility - Story | WJBK

April 4, 2019 - 2:50pm
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Silo explosion at Lake County asphalt plant heard from miles away

April 4, 2019 - 1:13pm
WESH 2 News the explosion knocked a clock off his wall. No injuries at asphalt plant explosion. Leesburg PD and FD are on scene. Leesburg

2 Injured in Wyoming Oil Rig Explosion

March 22, 2019 - 10:58am
injured two men. Campbell County Undersheriff Quentin Reynolds said the explosion happened Wednesday during the loading of a hot oil tanker

Schools Still Closed Near Texas Chemical Plant Fire

March 22, 2019 - 9:56am
storage plant releasing hazardous levels of benzene fumes remain closed Friday, despite the lifting of a shelter-in-place order Thursday

Deer Park plant fire: Blaze extinguished, but some questions linger

March 20, 2019 - 10:50am
the plant. Tanks that caught fire were storing gasoline blends, base oils, xylene, pyrolysis gasoline and naptha. The intensity of the fire

1 hospitalized in Greenfield chemical spill

March 13, 2019 - 10:58am
in Greenfield was transported to the hospital Wednesday morning with non-life-threatening injuries after being exposed to a chemical in an

Firefighters control fire in dust collector

March 13, 2019 - 9:29am
The fire did not extend to any other part of the building, and no injuries occurred. Firefighters returned to their stations at 3 a.m.

Officials: Multiple fire departments respond to Glen Cove building blaze

March 12, 2019 - 5:53am
night, said Michael Uttaro, Nassau assistant chief fire marshal. Propane and acetylene tanks were exploding at the site at 26 Morris Ave.,

2 Workers Critical after Chemical Spill

March 11, 2019 - 6:02pm
a report of a chemical leak. Five people ended up exposed to a chemical known as methylene diphenyl diisocyanate (MDI), a chemical known to

Woman Injured by Chemical Explosion in Filer

March 11, 2019 - 1:41pm
inside the building when the fire happened. They were able to evacuate but that the fire caused extensive damaged inside, Compher explained.

Explosive fire causes $1.25 million in damage to Wyoming County storage building

March 11, 2019 - 1:22pm
17 hours, officials said. No injuries were reported and the fire is under investigation, officials said. One nearby home was evacuated as a

Structure Fire at Kobe Aluminum

March 10, 2019 - 10:43pm
standing outside. An employee says the fire is contained and there are no injuries. We are waiting to speak with the fire department, no

No health risks found in air at dump fire in Northwest Arkansas

March 10, 2019 - 5:30am
news release. The air was monitored for hydrogen sulfide, hydrogen cyanide, carbon monoxide, oxygen percentage and total volatile organic

Air district ‘closely monitoring’ flaring at Richmond Chevron refinery

March 9, 2019 - 9:17am
” that burn refinery process gasses that would otherwise be directly released to the atmosphere, according to the news release. Chevron is

Flint Hills to restart portion of unit following fire

March 8, 2019 - 6:58pm
was isolated and extinguished that evening. There were no FHR employee injuries with the fire. An emergency contractor responding to the